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Matthew Hopson

Mr. Hopson teaches Physics at the STEM Academy. He graduated from Downingtown High School in 1988. He attended the University of New Hampshire with a B.S. in Physics in 1992. He then went to Florida State University and graduated with a M.S. in Nuclear Physics in 1995. He then traveled to New Zealand for two months and Australia for one month. Upon return, he attended West Chester University and obtained his teaching certificate.

His first teaching job was teaching Ninth Grade science, Science and Technology for upperclassmen and a Humanities class. He then started at Downingtown High School teaching Introduction to Chemistry and Physics. He then moved into teaching Physics at both Downingtown High School and Downingtown West High School. He has a wife and daughter and if he is not spending time with them he is working on his house or gardening.